Registered Veterinary Nurse - Orthopaedic Clinical Team Leader - Halifax

  • Location

    High Wycombe

  • Sector:

    Veterinary Nurse

  • Job type:

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Start date:


  • End date:


  • Salary:

    Excellent Salary and Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ella Snowball

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:

    JN -052024-31283

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Registered Veterinary Nurse - Orthopaedic Clinical Team Leader - Halifax

Type: Small Animal

Location: Halifax, High Wycombe

Practice: Hamilton Specialist Referrals (HSR) is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art veterinary hospital that provides the latest in cutting-edge, specialist treatments for cats and dogs, supported by an exceptional rehabilitation and physiotherapy facility. Their hospital has seen significant growth within their team, services, and facilities since we opened, and are currently undergoing further expansion. their latest expansion will provide us with a fourth soft tissue theatre with fluoroscopy, a dedicated endoscopy suite, a medicine room, and a high dependency unit.

Facilities:They have recently introduced a state-of-the-art HDU unit, a remarkable addition that significantly elevates the level of care and support they can offer to their valued patients.HSR has the latest technologies to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of any form of orthopaedic disease or injury. There is a 1.5T high-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerised tomography (CT) suite on-site, and the hospital has invested in the latest direct digital radiography systems (also known as radiographs or X-rays) (DR).

Role: You will lead a team of 4-5 RVNs initially, with plans to grow and develop the team over time. As such, you will inspire and motivate the team, as well as provide clinical training and ensure your team are on track with their personal development. Working in a senior role within a fast-paced referral hospital, you should possess excellent communication skills to ensure effective liaison with the rest of the team so that a high level of patient care is provided to all patients.

Duties: You will work within their world-class orthopaedics referral service, providing outstanding levels of care to their patients and clients.


  • This is a full-time position
  • Equating to 40hrs/week on average,
  • over a 4-day or 5-day working week at your preference.
  • Shifts fall between 07:30-20:30 as standard,
  • over a variety of days and occasional late shifts to meet the needs of the service.
  • There is a 1:6 weekend rota with time off in lieu,
  • and there are no OOHs or on-call
  • although on occasion you may be asked to support with phones if the Clinical Services Manager is unavailable.

Applicant Requirements

Due to the nature of the role, their successful applicant will be a qualified RVN with leadership experience and extensive knowledge of working in orthopaedics referrals. Further qualifications in orthopaedics, surgery or management would be desirable but are not essential at this stage.

Salary: £40,000 DOE


  • 6.6 weeks annual leave.
  • Increasing holiday allowance based on length of service.
  • Your birthday as a paid day off.
  • Relocation allowance
  • Enhanced family-friendly policies, including maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental and surrogacy pay.
  • Private Medical Insurance.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • Initiatives focused on employee wellbeing, including discounted gym membership.
  • Non-accidental injury support.
  • £550 CPD allowance with 3 days paid pro rata.
  • Certificate, Diploma and VTS support.
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • All our Vets & Nurses can apply for research funding.
  • Infection, Prevention and Control Programme.
  • Quality Improvement Programme.
  • VDS cover.
  • RCVS fees.
  • Pawsome Benefits - reward gateway giving discounts and cashback with 100's of retailers.
  • Pension - 5% Employee/3% Employer.
  • Discounted staff pet care.

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